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May 8, 2008

LOTD for May 8

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 10:27 pm

Doctors had to make a list of who would receive treatment and who would be allowed to die in the event of a pandemic or some other disaster:
http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/05/05/pandemic.rationing.ap/index.html

Our hospitals apparently cannot handle the patient load caused by even a modest terrorist attack! The Bush cuts in Medicaid reimbursements (who force patients without money to use emergency services) are blamed for our country’s lack of preparedness:
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-05-05-citiesready_N.htm

A Civil War is going on in Lebanon that flared up due to cell phone service:
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1738255,00.html

I remember when the F-4 was the arguably the best fighter jet around. Now it is obsolete and they will be using it as a target practice dummies:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/05/video-supersoni.html

About 1/3 of the latest war funding bill ($51.8 bil out of $165.4 bil) is devoted to “new weapons systems”:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/05/war-spending-bi.html

Blind 78-year-old World War II vet bowled a 300 game!
http://stormlake.com/topstory.htm

This blind 49-year-old Montana man bowled a 300 game last year:
http://www.montanastandard.com/articles/2007/01/18/sports_semipro/hjjcjiichgecif.txt

This legally blind woman almost bowled a perfect game (she had a split in the 10th frame and ended with a 287) and bowled a 244 when she was 94 years old!
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/sports/2003540058_bowler25.html

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